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Hurricane Preparedness

  • Keep gas tank at least 1/2 full at all times
  • Map of area
  • Professional car check to make sure it's in optimal running condition in case of evacuation
  • Get a small flashlight that will fit in your glove box
  • 2 forms of identification (residential lease and utility bill) to return to island and prove residency
  • School i.d.
  • School books and supplies
  • Personal medical documents and medications
  • Phone and computer chargers with back-up batteries
  • Important phone numbers
  • Car phone charger
  • Contact lens supplies
  • Extra Cash (banks and ATM's will be closed if electricity is lost)
  • Waterless hand cleaner
  • Unplug all electrical appliances everything if you evacuate
  • Empty your fridge and freezer before evacuation
  • Extras:

Hurricane Kit

  • Water
  • Flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Canned food that does not need can opener/power bars/meal replacement bars
  • Antiseptic wipes
  • Plastic plates, utensils
  • Garbage bags
  • Ziploc bags
  • First-aid kit
  • Betadine
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Kleenex
  • Paper towels
  • 1 or 2 rolls of toilet paper
  • N95 Grade Face Mask
  • Insect Repellent
  • Towels (a hand towel and bath towel or whatever you can fit)
  • Swiss Army knife
  • Cold medicines
  • Battery operated Am-FM radio
  • Battery operated fan
  • Matches
  • Candles
  • Feminine Products
  • For a pet:
    • Dog and/or cat food
    • Extra prescription medicines
    • Water for pet
    • Towels to dry pet off
    • Pet carrier and leashes
    • Certifications and licenses